The Bawl Mill
June 2004 by Staff• Bachelor of Science or just B.S.?
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• An unexpected souvenir
• Candidate has bad timing
• BLM claim fees rise
• Critical minerals bill
• Sage-grouse habitat
The Weaverville War at the California Mines
I have a large amount of precious metals, gold and silver, mixed in with lead. Cupelling is expensive. What method can I use to extract the gold and silver without cupelling?
“We are saddened by the loss of two Washington Group employees and our thoughts at this time are with their families,” said Bill Myckatyn, CEO of Quadra Mining.
I have figured out over the years that the winning combination is hard work, persistence, knowledge, and a little luck. This leads me to describe one of my best finds ever, a “honey hole” of placer gold, if you will.
• How do I clean up gold encrusted with iron-sulfides?
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